If you don’t have a lot of time to devote to Apple’s brand new iOS 9.2 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, take a look at these tips. They will help you understand the iOS 9.2 upgrade and get prepared for it in a timely manner.
In late October, Apple confirmed the iOS 9.2 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The company didn’t announce the update on stage or in a blog post. Instead, it confirmed the release with a push into its beta program for developers and testers.
Yesterday, without warning, Apple pulled the iOS 9.2 update out of beta and released it to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners around the world. iOS 9.2 is the second milestone upgrade for iOS 9 and it brings some substantial changes to Apple’s operating system.
If you have a lot of time on your hands, you can take your time learning about iOS 9.2, its features, its merits, its problems, and more. But what if you don’t?
We know a number of people that either can’t or don’t want to devote a ton of time to iOS updates and the kind of preparation that we recommend before you install them. And today, we want to address those people with some quick tips that will help you get ready and understand iOS 9.2 in no time at all.
These are our iOS 9.2 tips for busy iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users.
Make Sure You Backup Your Device
We've put together a detailed pre-iOS 9.2 installation game plan for iPhone and iPad users but some of you won't have the time or patience to go through all of the steps. Its not the end of the world but there is one thing that everyone absolutely must do before you install iOS 9.2.
If you're short on time or effort, at the very least make sure you've made a backup of your important data and files. There's always a chance that the iOS 9.2 update will cause some major problems and you'll want to be able to revert back to a backup if everything goes to hell.
If you don't know how to backup your iPhone or iPad, and you have time to learn, we've put together a guide that will take you through the backup process using iTunes and a guide that details the backup process via iCloud.